Life Care Center of Seneca

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 6
KS State Average: 4
U.S. Average: 4
KS Deficiencies Range 1–19
Updated April 12, 2014.

How well this home met National Fire Protection Agency standards in the most recent inspection.

October 17, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
11/18/2012
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
11/18/2012
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
11/18/2012
Proper construction of ducts through walls designed to prevent smoke passage.
Low
Many
11/18/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
11/18/2012
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Few
11/18/2012

August 09, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
8/15/2011
No-smoking signs where oxygen is used.
Low
Some
8/15/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
8/15/2011

August 16, 2010 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Many
9/10/2010
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Many
9/10/2010
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Low
Many
9/10/2010
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
9/10/2010
Proper backup exit lighting.
Low
Some
9/10/2010
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
9/10/2010
Rooms that can be unlocked from inside without a key.
Low
Some
9/10/2010
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Low
Some
9/10/2010
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
9/10/2010

Note: Because of differences in calculation, all data may not match those shown on Nursing Home Compare, a website run by the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. CMS has approved the U.S. News methodology.

Last updated April 12, 2014.


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